The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 64 78
Rank change year-on-year -23 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 59 98 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.64% 3.76% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 3.93% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 54 74 85
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -13.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2150 2493 2317
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.33% 95.77% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1816 2063 1862
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood -2 15 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 7 £50,000 -
Stevenage +4 6 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Watford -10 5 £41,250 +28.90%
Royston +7 2 £65,000 +132.14%
Hertford -5 2 £55,000 +71.87%
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 £30,000 -70.00% 1
St Albans -20 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Cheshunt - 2 - -
Harpenden -7 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Letchworth - 1 £55,000 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 113 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 51 (45.13%) C++
3 46 (40.71%) C#
4 42 (37.17%) C
5 41 (36.28%) .NET
6 40 (35.40%) Linux
7 32 (28.32%) ASP.NET
7 32 (28.32%) Computer Science
8 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (27.43%) MVC
9 30 (26.55%) Degree
10 24 (21.24%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (20.35%) LabVIEW
12 21 (18.58%) SQL
12 21 (18.58%) HTML
13 19 (16.81%) Multithreading
14 18 (15.93%) Open Source
14 18 (15.93%) Telecoms
15 17 (15.04%) Java
15 17 (15.04%) JavaScript
15 17 (15.04%) Mathematics
15 17 (15.04%) DevOps
15 17 (15.04%) Office 365
16 16 (14.16%) AngularJS
16 16 (14.16%) Mobile Development
16 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
17 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
18 13 (11.50%) WebSockets
18 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
18 13 (11.50%) Microsoft

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.73%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.08%) CMS
3 8 (7.08%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.42%) IIS
4 5 (4.42%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.65%) Apache
6 2 (1.77%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS Office
2 5 (4.42%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.77%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.04%) Office 365
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.65%) Slack
3 2 (1.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) Firewall
2 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.54%) SSL
4 3 (2.65%) HTTP
4 3 (2.65%) Wireless
5 2 (1.77%) Internet
5 2 (1.77%) VoIP
6 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) Redis
3 5 (4.42%) MySQL
4 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.77%) JasperReports
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) LabVIEW
2 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.96%) NUnit
4 7 (6.19%) Ant
4 7 (6.19%) Maven
4 7 (6.19%) Subversion
5 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.65%) JIRA
7 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (15.93%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.73%) Aerospace
3 8 (7.08%) Electronics
3 8 (7.08%) Games
4 7 (6.19%) Finance
5 4 (3.54%) Automotive
6 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Military
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.28%) .NET
2 32 (28.32%) ASP.NET
3 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (18.58%) HTML
5 16 (14.16%) AngularJS
6 13 (11.50%) WebSockets
7 10 (8.85%) CSS
8 9 (7.96%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (7.96%) SignalR
9 8 (7.08%) PhoneGap
9 8 (7.08%) Web Services
10 7 (6.19%) J2SE
10 7 (6.19%) jQuery
10 7 (6.19%) JSP
10 7 (6.19%) Spring
11 5 (4.42%) Node.js
11 5 (4.42%) REST
12 4 (3.54%) SOAP
13 3 (2.65%) JSON
13 3 (2.65%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.32%) Computer Science
2 24 (21.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.85%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.42%) Robotics
4 5 (4.42%) SCADA
5 4 (3.54%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.54%) Smart Home
6 3 (2.65%) Life Science
6 3 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.40%) Linux
2 12 (10.62%) Windows
3 9 (7.96%) Unix
4 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (27.43%) MVC
3 19 (16.81%) Multithreading
4 18 (15.93%) Open Source
5 17 (15.04%) DevOps
5 17 (15.04%) Mathematics
6 16 (14.16%) Mobile Development
7 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.73%) OOD
9 10 (8.85%) Signal Processing
9 10 (8.85%) UML
10 8 (7.08%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (7.08%) High Availability
10 8 (7.08%) Image Processing
11 7 (6.19%) Web Application Development
12 6 (5.31%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (5.31%) Web Development
13 5 (4.42%) CRM
13 5 (4.42%) OO
13 5 (4.42%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.13%) C++
2 46 (40.71%) C#
3 42 (37.17%) C
4 21 (18.58%) SQL
5 17 (15.04%) Java
5 17 (15.04%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.62%) Python
7 10 (8.85%) MATLAB
8 9 (7.96%) VB.NET
9 8 (7.08%) TypeScript
9 8 (7.08%) VB
10 6 (5.31%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.54%) Ruby
12 3 (2.65%) Ada
12 3 (2.65%) PHP
12 3 (2.65%) Tcl
12 3 (2.65%) VB6
13 1 (0.88%) Perl
13 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (26.55%) Degree
2 10 (8.85%) PhD
3 5 (4.42%) Postgraduate
4 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.88%) MISRA
1 1 (0.88%) MISRA C
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Grafana
1 11 (9.73%) Graphite
2 5 (4.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (4.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.65%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle
3 5 (4.42%) Dell
3 5 (4.42%) Sage
3 5 (4.42%) SonicWALL
3 5 (4.42%) Symantec
4 3 (2.65%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27-35k 25 days holiday + bank holidays, 6% Pension and much more
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield
Ocado Technology
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Stevenage
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Hitchin
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago